New Jersey contains 32 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 32 crime scene investigation schools in New Jersey, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($40,716/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from New Jersey schools who go on to become crime scene investigators, investigators, personal investigators, crime scene forensics specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,870 people working as forensic science technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,070.
Also, within the crime scene investigation schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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